Snuffbox

Object Number: 
INV.14200
Date: 
1720-1730
Medium: 
Silver, gilt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 1.6 x 8.3 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
chased: center of cover: "D L V A" cipher
Description: 
Gilt silver snuffbox; rounded rectangular body with straight sides; applied stamped scroll band around the sides; applied molded band applied around the base; base stamped and chased with foliate scrolls and small circles; hinge, slightly domed cover with a plain, applied band and applied concave sides; cover chased and stamped, chased, " D L V A" cipher in the center, chased trefoils in the corners and stamped circles all over; heavily gilt interior; no maker's mark.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group